Job statistics – how smart are you? • The recession of 2009 resulted in how many jobs lost? • By 2020 the average age for a U.S. worker will be? • By 2020 which 10 year range age group with be the fastest growing? 775,000 Over 50 20 to 30 year olds
Job statistics – more challenging • White Non-Hispanic workers make up the largest percent of the labor force. What percent of the labor force are they? • What percent of women worked outside the home in 1960? • How about today? • 7-10 parents felt they were not able to spend enough time with their children 68% (2012) 35% 70% (2000)
STREAMLINED PRODUCTION COMBINING JOBS (LAYOFFS) “ Technology will allow people to work fewer hours” MORE TASKS LONGER HOURS MULTIPLE JOBS OUTSOURCING WORK FROM ANYWHERE
Lets compare sizes…. 1-19 employees (24.01%)
Business are good for a community Provide a good or service Create jobs Create new businesses Profits lead to healthy economy Bring new people to the area Paying taxes to improve schools, roads, police, fire dept.